Criterion Systems, Inc.

Senior Software Engineer

Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
Information Technology
Regular Full-Time


At Criterion Systems, we developed a different kind of business—a company whose real value is a reputation for excellence built upon the collective skills, talents, perspectives, and backgrounds of its people. By accepting a position with Criterion Systems, you will join a group of professionals with a collaborative mindset where we share ideas and foster professional development to accomplish our goals. In addition to our great culture, we also offer competitive compensation and benefit packages, company-sponsored team building events, and advancement opportunities. To find out more about how Criterion can help you take your career to the next level please visit our website: Criterion Systems is a Military/Veteran Friendly Company, therefore we encourage Veterans to apply.


Criterion Systems is looking for experienced Software Developers to join our technology-based program to support a key Government customer. 


The Software Engineer will support the team in the following activities (including but not limited to):



  • Use customer tools (i.e., AppDynamics, ServiceNow) to develop and maintain dashboards that display useful system monitoring information for leadership and end users.
  • Provide guidance to end users on how to make adjustments to system dashboards.
  • Use experience and data trends to determine what system monitoring information/metrics should be collected and displayed to add value to the end user.
  • Use customer’s monitoring tools and knowledge of customer’s strategic objectives to identify areas of improvement and recommend implementation plans.
  • Research, design, develop, and/or modify enterprise-wide systems and/or applications software.
  • Participate in in planning of system and development deployment as well as responsible for meeting software compliance standards.
  • Document testing and maintenance of system corrections.
  • Interact with customers for support and services.
  • Research, understand, and develop using new technologies and standards as needed.
  • Handle multiple tasks and adapt to a constantly changing environment.
  • Ability to identify issues and implement corrective actions. 



  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees are preferred.
  • An active TS/SCI/Poly is required.
  • A minimum of six (6) year’s relevant experience with the following skillsets:
    • Linux scripting experience (Python, Java, Ruby, or .Net); working within the Linux CMD line.
  • Development experience in Cloud environment (Amazon Web Services).
  • Communicate effectively through written and verbal methods.
  • Handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Independently, and also work in a team environment.
  • Aptitude and willingness to work with variety of newer emerging technologies/tools as opportunities demand.
  • Deliver enhanced functionality, aid with new implementations, and provide continuous support within the scheduled time while preserving system integrity required.
  • High degree of initiative, creativity, and technical ability to function on this team required.


Preferred Skills :

  • Experience in AppDynamics development and integration.
  • Experience in ServiceNow development and integration.
  • AWS Cloud Certification(s).


Criterion Systems, Inc. and its subsidiaries are committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination at all levels of our organization.  We believe in treating all applicants and employees fairly and make employment decisions without regard to any individual’s protected status:  race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, sex/gender, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and mental disability, marital/parental status, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, and related medical conditions), age, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit


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